Toyosi Phillips is a producer, writer and TV personality. She produced and hosted “The Gist with Toyosi Phillips”, an entertainment show on Sahara TV for two seasons and co-hosted a weekly show on Sahara FM radio from 2014 to 2015.
A life coach in the making, her life mantra is, “All things are possible to those who believe”.
She’s currently at the New York Film Academy, this time studying towards a diploma in Producing- encompassing Movie Production, Music Video Production, Reality TV Show Production and Advertisements Production.
Toyosi has had several stints at acting; playing the role of Irene, a spoilt Nigerian senator’s daughter living in New York in the web series, Assorted Meat and also playing a minor role in Never Far Away; a short film written, produced and directed by her.
Toyosi has made several TV and radio show appearances including Ndani TV’s Real Talk, Spice TV’s Spice Most and Silverbird Radio’s Sundays with Omalicha. She has also been featured in different publications including Blanck, I Want Her Job and Diaspora Quarterly.
She’s a member of the New York Women in Film and TV Association and the National Association of Black Journalists.
She is also a Sickle Cell Advocate and supporter of the National Blood Transfusion Service (Nigeria) and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America; donating blood voluntarily as often as she can.